Mark Barroso
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cost of hard drives going up

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colin Powers Nov 16, 2011. 2 Replies

I read in another forum that the cost of digital storage is rising because of the floods in Thailand.  Most retailers have already begun raising the price of hard drives, and prices may go as high as…Continue

Case studies needed for legal case

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judith Vecchione Nov 9, 2011. 1 Reply

From Marj Sarifina, a member of the Board of Directors of the International Documentary Association In 2008, we successfully won an exemption to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act to allow…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Judith Vecchione Aug 31, 2011. 1 Reply

Two 2010 Academy grads are finalists for a $100,000 grant from SFFS Documentary fund; Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson, An American PromiseIn 1999, filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson…Continue

Paul Taylor

Started this discussion. Last reply by Matt Burrows May 13, 2011. 2 Replies

Paul:       I want to tell you that now, a year later, your seminar on writing still resonates with me on a profound level.   In the rush to buy the latest gear, design the coolest website, and…Continue


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B.S. Sociology Virginia Tech
Poynter Institute for Media Studies
Investigative Reporters and Editors
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producer, director, writer, camera, sound, researcher
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Email or test message: 919-219-3329


Director, Feature length documentary: "A Puppet Intervention". A profile of some radical puppeteers as they prepare an annual show in Chapel Hill, NC.

Soundman: "The Loving Story" HBO films.

Producer: "Bringing It Home" - independent documentary on uses and benefits of industrial hemp, and it's controversial history in the United States.

Florida Emmy Awards : three for investigative reporting
RTNDA SE regional award: investigative reporting
Society of Professional Journalists Four first place awards

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Have your heard the one about...?

Posted on August 12, 2010 at 11:45pm 1 Comment

So this is like one of those good news, bad news jokes:

I find out my film, "A Puppet Intervention," won second place for Documentaries at the Indy Gathering in Cleveland. Cool!

I find out that there was only one person in the audience. Damn.

That one person writes me, and says he loved the film. His name is Harry Oxnard, and he wants to give me $50,000 for distro rights. Just kidding. But he does do a podcast, "LA Podshow": (… Continue

scary news from NC

Posted on July 11, 2010 at 1:46am 10 Comments

I'm not sure what kind of things we should be posting, but I came back from vacation to find that a reporter from NC's PBS station had 200 hours of tape she shot for a documentary on a corporate polluter subpoenaed by our legislature. They watched a rough cut of her documentary (that the station is distancing itself from) in Senate Chambers before it aired.

What's worse, is that because UNC-TV is considered a state agency (who knew? They're governed by the Board of Governors which runs… Continue

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At 9:04am on September 25, 2010, Judith Vecchione said…
Did you actually add a page on Bank Loans? I got the notification, can't find it in forums. This is the first time that's happened... Judith
At 11:04pm on August 5, 2010, Duana C. Butler said…
hey Mark!!!!! been meaning to call you to thank you for the swag!!! apologies. as soon as i came back, i have been caught up on a production. we are now in post ... few more weeks to go and it has completely absorbed me. how are you! hope all is well. - duana
At 2:51pm on July 27, 2010, Judith Vecchione said…
Just thought I'd let you know that Matt Burrows has the best excuse for being late to join us on this network:

"My wife was ordered into bed rest by her doctor two weeks ago and then we had our baby 2 days early -- he was supposed to be born today (July 26) but we had a bit of an emergency Friday night and he was born Saturday morning. We get discharged tomorrow so hopefully I'll be able to get myself up on the site tomorrow night or Wednesday night."

I thought you might like to know and send congrats! It's -- until he has a free minute...

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